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  • Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) /

    From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and roads. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington ...

    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th 1862 in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577.5 At head of title: Engineer Department, U.S. Army. Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers. Endorsed (facsim.): Official copy G. K. Warren Maj. Engrs. & Bvt. Gen. U.S.A. Base map of the battlefield of Second Manassas showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Troop positions are ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.

    Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862.

    The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Virginia, Maryland &c., seat of war, compiled from the latest maps, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:760,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.4 General map. Confederate imprint. Pencil note in the lower margin reads "This map was advertised in the Augusta, Ga. Daily Chronicle, Oct. 27, 1861." Includes "Table of distances." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Paterson, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April.

    Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Richmond east to Charles City C. H.].

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645 Two printed sheets dated May 19 and 27, 1864, joined together forming a continuous map. Roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and towns are indicated. The map has been annotated with colored pencils to show the routes of the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 18th corps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st.

    Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of western Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of western Virginia extending from Staunton to Cumberland Gap and showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, and rivers. This is one of three issues in the Library of Congress published in 1862. This issue is similar to G3880 1862 .N5 CW 465.5, except that "Civ. Engr." does not appear after the compiler's name. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Battle of Chancellorsville].

    Scale ca. 1:190,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 527 Map 1: Dispositions of the Union and Confederate armies prior to the battle of Chancellorsville.-- Map 2: Dispositions of Union and Confederate forces about 11:30 P.M., 30 April, 1863. -- Map 3: Dispositions of Union and Confederate forces at 4:00 P.M., 2nd May, 1863. Each map indicates troop positions, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, fords, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of a portion of Virginia /

    Covers eastern Virginia bounded by Alexandria, Petersburg (Va.), Lynchburg, Petersburg (W.Va.), and Winchester. Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 454.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Orlando M. Poe, Col. 2d Mich'n Vols., Comdg. ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Loudo[u]n County, Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Hand colored positive photocopy. Sun print. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.7 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At head of title (in manuscript) : No. 25. In pencil on verso: 124. LC copy hand-colored and numbered to show regions, place names annotated in ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va.

    In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Lloyd's new war map of Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:980,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 464 Shows battlefields underlined in red, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lloyd H. Hall Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ...

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map of Pr. Edward Co. Virginia.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Northern Virginia with adjacent parts of Maryland and West Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Endorsed (facsim.): Approved S. Howell Brown, 1st Lt. Engs: troops, in chg: Topl. Dept., A.N. Va., March 23rd 1864. "No. 22" in upper left corner. Map of Loudoun County, Virginia, and parts of the counties of Clark, Virginia, Berkeley and Jefferson, West Virginia, and Frederick and Washington, Maryland, showing towns and villages, drainage, roads, railraods, houses and names of residents. ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Preliminary map of northern Virginia embracing portions of Loudoun, Fauquier, Prince William, and Culpeper counties].

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Loudoun County region, including parts of Fauquier and Prince William counties, and a small section of Culpeper County, and gives names of some residents. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H11 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [An unfinished drawing of the battle of Fredericksburg, Saturday, December 13, 1862].

    Shows "Gen. Lee's Hd. Qrs." and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 31, no. 4. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H125 In pencil on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862